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Electronic decision support systems are an important tool for improving performance and improving quality of care. We investigated the relationship between physicians' estimated resolution times for computerized clinical reminders and adherence rates in VA outpatient settings. We surveyed 10 expert physician users to assess the resolution times of four(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the accuracy of a computerized method for classifying injury narratives into external-cause-of-injury and poisoning (E-code) categories. METHODS This study used injury narratives and corresponding E-codes assigned by experts from the 1997 and 1998 US National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). A Fuzzy Bayesian model was used to(More)
A field study of 1146 drivers and passengers of vehicles equipped with motorized passive belts was conducted in shopping malls and other locations in the states of Arizona and Indiana. The Indiana data was collected the summer of 1994 and the Arizona data the summer of 1995. Shoulder belt use by drivers and passengers was 93.4% in Indiana and 87.8% in(More)